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The Republican Party Needs to Do Some Soul Searching

David Oualaalou | Posted 12.04.2015 | Politics
David Oualaalou

Conversation in the United States about religion and politics these days is less civilized, more contemptuous. This involves more than the Republican Party's survival in a diverse world. We're turning on neighbors who have been part of the fabric of our society for decades.

Bachmann, West and the Rebirth of McCarthyism

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

How the nation and our political leaders deal with members of Congress like Michele Bachmann and Allen West, who talk as if they are the reincarnation of Senator Joe McCarthy, is our next test.

Hoover, Valenti, Gaydar, and DADT

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Most normal people today really don't care in which direction a person's sexual compass points, except as the subject of gossip and the gossip goes both ways, so to speak.